This book is intended for undergraduate engineering students taking the introductory engineering economics course at the university level.
The fourth edition of Contemporary Engineering Economics has been thoroughly revised and updated while continuing to adopt a contemporary approach to the subject, and teaching, of engineering economics. This text aims not only to build a sound and comprehensive coverage of engineering economics, but also to address key educational challenges, such as student difficulty in developing the analytical skills required to make informed financial decisions.
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Well-constructed examples help build students' problem-solving skills and confidence Spreadsheets have been integrated as a tool of analysis, focusing on Excel and the author's own tool called EzCash. A wide range of chapter openers, examples, homework problems, and case studies drawn from all Engineering disciplines.
End of chapter questions have been reformatted Most of the chapters will have Engineering-in-Training questions for future review A cleaner and more open design A second color has been added CASH software desciptions have been deleted. New EzCash software for Windows will be available via the Web. The Park Web site will be maintained by the author and will offer updated tax laws as well as the latest links to Internet sites for additional
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Supplements: Solutions Manual (available on through your Sales Specialist).About the Author:
Dr. Chan S. Park is an Alumni Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Auburn University. He holds industrial engineering degrees from Purdue University (M.S.) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Ph.D.). He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Florida.Dr. Park has written numerous technical papers on economic decision analysis and manufacturing economics, and he is the co-author of Advanced Engineering Economics published by John Wiley and Sons (1990). He has received several research awards for his papers on economics, including the 1987 Alfred V. Bodine SME Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for the best paper on machine tool economics; he is a two-time recipient of the Eugene L. Grant Award for the best paper published in The Engineering Economist (1990, 1991); and he has also received the Outstanding Publication Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers (1991). Dr. Park has held office for the Institute of Industrial Engineers and the American Society of Engineering Education. He has been the manuscript editor for The Engineering Economist since 1987.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131876287
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131876287